Popular restaurants in New York Area

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HAVEN Riverfront Restaurant and Bar
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Contemporary American | Edgewater
Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
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Contemporary American | Upper West Side
Serafina 105
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Italian | Upper West Side
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in New York City

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
Sushi Ginza Onodera - NYCSushi Ginza Onodera - NYC
186
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Sushi | Midtown East, Manhattan
AteraAtera
597
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Contemporary American | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
CoteCote
106
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Steakhouse | Chelsea, Manhattan
The Polo BarThe Polo Bar
450
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5671
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
DanielDaniel
5353
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French | New York, Exclusive
ZenkichiZenkichi
1283
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Japanese | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
WestlightWestlight
651
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American | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
El CortezEl Cortez
8
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Mexican / Southwestern | Bushwick, Brooklyn
La VaraLa Vara
596
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Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in New York City

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
MareaMarea
7071
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Italian | Midtown West, Manhattan
UplandUpland
1952
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Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
2004
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
BalthazarBalthazar
5671
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2163
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Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Empellon MidtownEmpellon Midtown
611
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Contemporary Mexican | Midtown East, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7727
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American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60thAvra Madison Estiatorio on 60th
1229
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Mediterranean | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC KitchenABC Kitchen
6335
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Contemporary American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5109
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Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Minetta TavernMinetta Tavern
2205
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French | West Village, Manhattan
MaialinoMaialino
3993
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Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
The ClocktowerThe Clocktower
1104
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English | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
EstelaEstela
440
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Contemporary American | SoHo, Manhattan
The Lobster ClubThe Lobster Club
141
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Japanese | Midtown East, Manhattan
ABC CocinaABC Cocina
2308
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Tapas / Small Plates | Union Square, Manhattan
Ai FioriAi Fiori
3924
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Contemporary European | Midtown West, Manhattan
Flora BarFlora Bar
387
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Seafood | Upper East Side, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4710
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Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
NixNix
1276
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Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in New York City

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
MaialinoMaialino
3993
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Italian | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Gramercy TavernGramercy Tavern
7727
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American | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Le CoucouLe Coucou
2004
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French | SoHo, Manhattan
Estiatorio Milos - NYEstiatorio Milos - NY
4710
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Seafood | Midtown West, Manhattan
THE GRILLTHE GRILL
293
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Steakhouse | Midtown East, Manhattan
Boulud SudBoulud Sud
5109
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Mediterranean | Lincoln Square, Manhattan
CosmeCosme
2163
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Contemporary Mexican | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11638
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Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan
15 East Restaurant15 East Restaurant
984
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Sushi | Union Square, Manhattan
La VaraLa Vara
596
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Spanish | Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
JUNGSIKJUNGSIK
1150
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Korean | TriBeCa - Downtown, Manhattan
The Bombay Bread BarThe Bombay Bread Bar
376
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Indian | SoHo, Manhattan
NixNix
1276
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Vegetarian | Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Somtum DerSomtum Der
192
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Thai | East Village, Manhattan
Llama InnLlama Inn
118
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Peruvian | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

New York City’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
The ModernThe Modern
4386
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Contemporary American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Nougatine at Jean GeorgesNougatine at Jean Georges
6123
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French | Midtown West, Manhattan
CookshopCookshop
5016
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American | Chelsea, Manhattan
Raoul'sRaoul's
1611
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Contemporary French | SoHo, Manhattan
Keens SteakhouseKeens Steakhouse
8780
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Steak | Midtown West, Manhattan
Quality MeatsQuality Meats
6726
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American | Midtown West, Manhattan
Gotham Bar and GrillGotham Bar and Grill
8864
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Contemporary American | Union Square, Manhattan
Casa LeverCasa Lever
1155
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Italian | Midtown East, Manhattan
Mercer KitchenMercer Kitchen
4798
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American | SoHo, Manhattan
Buddakan NYBuddakan NY
11638
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Chinese | Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Treat your taste buds: Explore Queens restaurants.

Specials at top restaurants in Queens

Enjoy great restaurant specials, set menus, and more
RafinaRafina
8 reviews
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Greek | Astoria, Queens

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Benjamin Steakhouse PrimeBenjamin Steakhouse Prime
456 reviews
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American | Midtown East, Manhattan

I went to New York for an event and I heard about this please I called and made a reservation we went there with my wife for a dinner we do each outside a lot everywhere this one it was the best experience the food was outstanding the service it was excellent mr. Victor keep doing the good work highly recommended I will fly to New York just to have a good dinner add Benjamin prime More

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PergolaPergola
239 reviews
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Mediterranean | Chelsea, Manhattan

I loved everything. The food was great, aside from the stuffed grape leaves. I cleaned my plate. The hookah flavors were very new and different for me. More

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Bouley at HomeBouley at Home
5547 reviews
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French | Gramercy / Flatiron, Manhattan

Highly creative cuisine with service to match. Great wine pairing and desserts are superb. Highly recommended and good value. More

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Speedy RomeoSpeedy Romeo
175 reviews
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Pizzeria | Lower East Side, Manhattan

Great pizza. Awesome appetizers and even great steak. An all around fund and delicious experience. Highly recommend. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Queens's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Katsuno1. Katsuno
97 reviews
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Japanese | Forest Hills, Queens

Very fresh ingredients prepared skillfully and tastefully in a quiet friendly atmosphere. What more could you want in a wonderful neighborhood restaurant! More

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Liola2. Liola
58 reviews
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Italian | Whitestone, Queens

marvelous service, exquisite cuisine..a memorable dinner felt like we were back in italy..thank you! More

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Crescent Grill3. Crescent Grill
197 reviews
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Contemporary American | Long Island City, Queens

Hidden in the LIC/Astoria industrial area but so good. Delicious food, well made and high quality. Friendly staff and they provide a free shuttle service to the surrounding area. Definitely worth stopping by when you are in the area. More

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Gaijin4. Gaijin
87 reviews
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Japanese | Astoria, Queens

Outstanding! Incredible food, excellent service and great value. More

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Ovelia Psistaria Bar5. Ovelia Psistaria Bar
254 reviews
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Greek | Astoria, Queens

It was a delicious dinner! We had incredible service. More

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New to OpenTable

Queens restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Nur ThaiNur Thai
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Thai | Rego Park, Queens

Nur Thai features uniquely crafted and authentically created Thai food, unparalleled in flavor and imagination. We serve modern interpretations of classic Thai cuisine that is inspired by childhood memories of our beloved, Chef Charlie, straight from the heart of Bangkok. Our artisan preparation of fresh-butchered Zabiha certified meats, masterfully Hand Crafted Mocktails, and diverse varieties of indulgent spices are some of the qualities that set us apart.
We pride ourselves in providing something more than just excellent service but creating an atmosphere of hospitality and genuine care for our guests. Our elegant décor and city-inspired ambiance has attracted many renowned celebrities and artists. Most recently we had the honor of hosting Oscar winner, Adrien Brody and his family! Nur has become a must-go dining location for guests and locals of NYC. We also give our guests the opportunity to host private parties and enjoy in the privacy of those closest to you.More

Rimtin Mediterranean RestaurantRimtin Mediterranean Restaurant
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Mediterranean | Forest Hills, Queens

Rimtin is a local gem for Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine. Make your reservation today for an unforgettable meal and good experience at this neighborhood favorite. More

Romeo's Italian RestaurantRomeo's Italian Restaurant
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Italian | Jackson Heights, Queens

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Spanglish NYCSpanglish NYC
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Contemporary Mexican | Bayside, Queens

Welcome to Spanglish NYC!More

Spice - Long Island CitySpice - Long Island City
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Thai | Long Island City, Queens

Welcome to Spice, New York City’s Choice for Authentic Thai Cuisine since 1997.
Transform your dinner into something special when you step into Spice. It’s always a lively experience. Take in not just the flavors of the food, but also the décor no matter which location you visit.
Everything from Red and Massaman Curry to vegan specialties, Spice always delivers on something new and fresh. If you’re dining in with the crew for some drinks and appetizers, choose from among the plethora of different exciting Thai flavors including everything from Pad Thai Spring Rolls to Martini Crispy Shrimp. Not in the mood to be adventurous? There’s always traditional Thai flavors like dumplings, and appetizers with signature flavors including basil. Make sure you get familiar with the entrée section of the menu where you’ll find a wide array of noodles and rice. More